On July 28, 2022, the waters of a catastrophic flood breached a fellow regional archive, Appalshop, in eastern Kentucky. Their warehouse and vault held paper records, film, video, audio, and photographs representing a century of central Appalachian history. Eighty percent of their film … Continue reading Appalshop Flood Support
Our three-year CLIR-funded project, Broadcasting Baltimore: Digitizing Hidden Histories in the WJZ-TV Collection begins this month! We will begin to digitize videos from the WJZ-TV Collection that document the voices of underrepresented communities in Baltimore City from 1977-2000. In the next three years, … Continue reading Digitizing Hidden Histories Begins!
In addition to being an access provider of rare media through reformatting and exhibiting, MARMIA also provides educational programming. It is part of our mission to collect and share AV training resources and this is the first of many posts dedicated to promoting … Continue reading AV Training Resources
Thanks to an Anacostia Trails Heritage Area (ATHA) Rocket Grant, we have enhanced the accessibility of our WJZ-TV collection through the creation of speech-to-text transcripts. MARMIA has digitized nearly 700 videos from our WJZ-TV Collection and all of them are available on the … Continue reading ATHA Rocket Grant Fuels WJZ-TV Searches!
We had the pleasure of being a part of the wonderful CoLab program at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC)! This paid internship program brought together a small team of students from across disciplines to create public-facing narrative research projects for clients. … Continue reading UMBC Interdisciplinary CoLab: A Guide to Researching MARMIA’s WJZ Collection
MARMIA’s Broadcasting Oral History Collection was created to record and preserve the unique stories of the Mid-Atlantic region’s broadcasting history. Through a partnership with Chesapeake Heartland, we started the Black Broadcasters on the Eastern Shore of Maryland Project. The main goal of this … Continue reading Broadcasting Community, Passion, and Truth in Kent County, Maryland
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